13 Jul 2017

Full-Time Experience Kennel Technician

Topanga Pet Resort – Posted by Topanga Pet ResortTopanga, California, United States

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Job Description


What are we looking for?

We are looking for dedicated, punctual people who pay attention to detail and love dogs!  You must be okay getting dirty. This job isn’t for someone who just wants to pet and cuddle with the puppies. While we get to do a lot that, there is a lot of hard work that goes on behind the scenes.  The care and safety of each dog is our number one priority.  Being organized and efficient with time and resources is a must.  We are located within the Santa Monica Mountains with no public transportation, so reliable transportation is a must.


Knowledge, Skills and Aptitude

  • Have a positive attitude and strong work ethic.
  • Friendly, works well in a team environment.
  • Have excellent communication skills, verbal and written.
  • Must have the ability to make sound decisions as well as multi-task.
  • Able to take direction.
  • Must treat all dogs with care and respect and work well with them.
  • Properly handle dogs, to ensure their safety and the handler’s safety.
  • Able to administer medication to dogs
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Complete general cleaning duties when assigned, including but not limited to properly disposing and cleaning of dog waste as instructed.
  • Well groomed, organized and detail oriented.
  • Responsible for the supervision, control and management of play yard.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of yards as well as other assigned areas of the facility.
  • Monitor dogs play, the ability to recognize changes in a dogs’ behavior or health
  • Comfortable handling dogs of all sizes and breeds.
  • Communicate any health and/or behavior issues to the Kennel Manager to ensure proper handling and resolution.
  • Establish and maintain solid line of communication between yards and kennel.
  • Flexibility is required, must be able to work weekends, summer and holidays.

What we are about:  We are a family owned kennel with great camaraderie among our long-time staff.  We have amazing dogs with wonderful, loyal humans.  We are located in the beautiful Santa Monica Mountains on 6 acres with large outdoor yards.

Full Time Employee: Competitive salary, plus Medical, Paid Time off Accrued Vacation

Please submit your resume with salary history and references.

Please no calls, Apply here or via our website: topangapetresort.com

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